This is actually the first mile of the sandy crescent known as Copacabana. Located between the Morro do Leme and Avenida ... More
This is actually the first mile of the sandy crescent known as Copacabana. Located between the Morro do Leme and Avenida Princesa Isabel, this stretch is less touristy than its more famous cousin. Locals like to bring the family here, to play beach soccer or volleyball and relax under umbrellas while munching away on shrimp and grilled pieces of fish. On the edge of the rocks is usually a horde of fishermen trying to catch the fish of the day. At night, the clubs and discos are usually packed.
Resembling a huge, futuristic Mayan pyramid, it is impossible not to be amazed by this architectural downtown wonder. Officially opened
in 1976, while still incomplete, it has a capacity of over 20,000 people. The interior is a virtual cavern, ...
In 1995, long paths for bicycles were built along Rio's seashore from Leme to Barra da Tijuca . On Sundays,
the roads are closed for cars; and pedestrians, roller skaters and cyclists abound. On weekdays, many people exercise by ...
Pao de Acucar or Sugar Loaf Mountain is one of Rio's most famous landmarks. It is the best place to
gain a dramatic perspective on how mountains and sea confront each other to create the natural beauty of the ...